Shalane Flanagan finishes second, Sean Quigley places seventh to finish as top Americans.
It's been 29 years since an American woman finished first on Boylston Street.
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Shalane Flanagan, seventh at the 2014 Boston Marathon in 2:22:02, talks about her race in the post-race press conference.
Top-three women all break previous course record; Shalane Flanagan finishes seventh in 2:22:02, a personal best.
"[An American win] would be beyond words," says Meb Keflezighi.
Flanagan wants to win the Boston Marathon more than any other race.
The Massachusetts native will talk about training for her second Boston Marathon in the wake of last year's bombings